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Author : Sharyl Attkisson
ISBN : 9780062322869
Genre : Political Science
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Seasoned CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson reveals how she has been electronically surveilled while digging deep into the Obama Administration and its scandals, and offers an incisive critique of her industry and the shrinking role of investigative journalism in today’s media. Americans are at the mercy of powerful figures in business and government who are virtually unaccountable. The Obama Administration in particular has broken new ground in its monitoring of journalists, intimidation and harassment of opposition groups, and surveillance of private citizens. Sharyl Attkisson has been a journalist for more than thirty years. During that time she has exposed scandals and covered controversies under both Republican and Democratic administrations. She has also seen the opponents of transparency go to ever greater lengths to discourage and obstruct legitimate reporting. Attkisson herself has been subjected to “opposition research” efforts and spin campaigns. These tactics increased their intensity as she relentlessly pursued stories that the Obama Administration dismissed. Stonewalled is the story of how her news reports were met with a barrage of PR warfare tactics, including online criticism, as well as emails and phone calls up the network chain of command in an effort to intimidate and discourage the next story. In Stonewalled, Attkisson recounts her personal tale, setting it against the larger story of the decline of investigative journalism and unbiased truth telling in America today.
Category: Political Science

The Institutional Effects Of Executive Scandals

Author : Brandon Rottinghaus
ISBN : 9781107102972
Genre : Law
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This book investigates the role of executive scandals in the contemporary American political landscape.
Category: Law

Grand Jury Practice

Author : Howard W. Goldstein
ISBN : 1588520838
Genre : Law
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You'll find extensive discussion of the composition and conduct of the grand jury, joint defense agreements, evidentiary issues, grand jury secrecy, and many other constitutional issues.
Category: Law

The Archaeology Of Early Medieval Ireland

Author : Nancy Edwards
ISBN : 9781135951429
Genre : History
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In the first major work on the subject for over 30 years, Nancy Edwards provides a critical survey of the archaeological evidence in Ireland (c. 400-1200), introducing material from many recently discovered sites as well as reassessing the importance of earlier excavations. Beginning with an assessment of Roman influence, Dr Edwards then discusses the themse of settlement, food and farming, craft and technology, the church and art, concluding with an appraisal of the Viking impact. The archaeological evidence for the period is also particularly rich and wide-ranging and our knowledge is expanding repidly in the light of modern techniques of survey and excavation.
Category: History

If You Hear Her

Author : Shiloh Walker
ISBN : 9780345517579
Genre : Fiction
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A CRY IN THE WOODS The scream Lena Riddle hears in the woods behind her house is enough to curdle her blood—she has no doubt that a woman is in real danger. Unfortunately, with no physical evidence, the local law officers in small-town Ash, Kentucky, dismiss her claim. But Lena knows what she heard—and it leaves her filled with fear and frustration. Ezra King is on leave from the state police, but he can’t escape the guilty memories that haunt his dreams. When he sees Lena, he is immediately drawn to her. He aches to touch her—to be touched by her—but is he too burdened by his tragic past to get close? When Ezra hears her story of an unknown woman’s screams, his instincts tell him that Lena’s life is also at risk—and his desire to protect her is as fierce as his need to possess her.
Category: Fiction

How To Sound Really Clever

Author : Hubert van den Bergh
ISBN : 9781472905338
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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How to Sound Really Clever explains and illustrates over 600 words that can outfox us, such as 'condign', 'Zelig-like' and 'agitprop'. This is the sequel to the successful How to Sound Clever (2010) which taught you 600 words you really ought to know but haven't had the time to look up in the dictionary. Each entry features an etymological description as well as useful example phrases so that readers can quickly see the correct context for each word. Anecdotes and witty illustrations appear throughout to make this an entertaining book that will help readers to boost their vocabulary.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Essential 120000 English Swedish Words Dictionary

Author : Nam H Nguyen
Genre :
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The entire dictionary is an alphabetical list of English words and their French equivalent translations. It will be very useful for everyone (home, school, students, travel, interpreting and learning French or English). Hela ordlistan är en alfabetisk lista över engelska ord och deras franska ekvivalenta översättningar. Det kommer att vara mycket användbart för alla (hem, skola, studenter, resor, tolkning och lärande franska eller engelska).


Author : Richard Ben-Veniste
ISBN : UOM:39015002646373
Genre : Watergate Affair, 1972-1974
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Category: Watergate Affair, 1972-1974